Scores

Final

Northwestern 55

(13-17, 5-11 Big Ten)

Iowa 60

(20-11, 8-8 Big Ten)

12:30 PM ET, March 7, 2013

Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, Illinois

1 2 T
NW 26 2955
IOWA 30 3060

Top Performers

Northwestern: K. Hackney 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

Iowa: M. Johnson 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

Iowa 60, Northwestern 55

Associated Press

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Morgan Johnson and Jamie Printy scored 18 points apiece and Iowa defeated Northwestern 60-55 on Thursday in the first round of the Big Ten women's tournament.

Bethany Doolittle added 10 points and Samantha Logic grabbed 11 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (20-11), the seventh seed in the tournament. They advance to meet No. 21 Nebraska, the Big Ten's second seed, in Friday's quarterfinals.

Iowa never trailed in the game. It was 30-26 at halftime and the Hawkeyes led 57-42 with 3 minutes to go before the Wildcats battled back to make it close.

Kendall Hackney led Northwestern (13-17), the No. 10 seed, with 13 points and four steals. Karly Roser scored 11 points, Alex Cohen scored 10 and Dannielle Diamant had a game-high 13 rebounds.

The teams also played on Sunday in Evanston, Ill., with Iowa winning 62-45.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NW
IOWA
Points 55 60
FG Made-Attempted 22-61 (.361) 20-57 (.351)
3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 2-16 (.125)
FT Made-Attempted 9-10 (.900) 18-23 (.783)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 15

Game Leaders

 
NW
IOWA
PointsK. Hackney 13M. Johnson 18
ReboundsD. Diamant 13S. Logic 11
AssistsK. Roser 6S. Logic 6
StealsK. Hackney 4M. Johnson 4
BlocksL. Douglas 4T. Taylor 5

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Feb 3, 2013 NW 67, @IOWA 65Recap | Box Score
Mar 3, 2013 IOWA 62, @NW 45Recap | Box Score
» Mar 7, 2013 @IOWA 60, NW 55Recap | Box Score